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Broadband Policies for Latin America and the Caribbean Click to Access:
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This joint initiative by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the OECD seeks to encourage the expansion of broadband networks and services in the region, supporting a coherent and cross-sectorial approach, to maximise their benefits for...
ICTs and Jobs: Complements or Substitutes? Click to Access:
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This report examines the effects of investments in Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) on i) total labour demand; ii) labour demand by skill level; and iii) labour demand by industry in selected OECD countries over the period 1990-2012. ICT investments are estimated to have raised...

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Business use of broadband Click to Access:
    http://data.oecd.org/broadband/business-use-of-broadband.htm
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Business use of broadband provides detail on how many businesses use a broadband connection.
OECD Reviews of Innovation Policy: Luxembourg 2016 Click to Access:
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This book provides a comprehensive assessment of the innovation policy of Luxembourg, focusing on the role of government and includes concrete recommendations on how to improve policies that affect innovation and R&D performance.
New Forms of Work in the Digital Economy Click to Access:
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This paper provides new evidence on the development of online platforms and explores the emergence of new forms of work in the digital economy. Following the rise of platforms that match demand and supply of goods (e-commerce) and information (search, social networks), platform markets for...
 
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The growth of the App Economy: there are roughly 827k apps available for iOS and 670k for Android.
 
 
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